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Re: Official Feedback Thread: Windows Phone v3.7.6

Postby RasatSpeedy » Sun Jan 31, 2016 3:12 pm

I´m been using WAZE for a two year and It works fantastic, but I notice that I have no voices to navigate at all.

when I open the app (WAZE) a Advice is on the top of my mobile and said "Downloading new prompts 0%" and stay there until a big rectangle whit this advice go on my phone windows
"Uh-oh¡
Downloading new voice files failed.
Please try again later"

and that´s all No Voice guide my navigation at any time, I´m living in a new and bigger city and it´s critical to me to move in places where I have no idea where I´m, so any one can help me please?

My mobile phone is a Windows phone Lumia 1020 the phone OS is a LUMIA DENIM, my wife have a Microsoft Lumia 830 and is havin the same problems as I´m having.

Thank You guys ¡¡¡
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Re: Official Feedback Thread: Windows Phone v3.7.6

Postby tomheck07 » Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:43 pm

I am using Wp10 on my Lumia 950. When using Waze, the task bar at the bottom of the screen which includes the back, windows and search buttons, cannot be swiped away like it can be in all other apps. It also blocks my view of the ETA and miles left. Anyone know if there is a fix?
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Re: Official Feedback Thread: Windows Phone v3.7.6

Postby vince1612 » Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:20 am

Rmedh wrote:Do Waze staff ever look at the forums or even respond to the comments?

They don't or rarely do, see:
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This forum is lightly monitored by Waze employees and is supported by the Waze community users. When significant issues or bugs arise, these will be made visible to Waze directly by members of the Waze Global Champs.

Read and abide theWaze employees are denoted by bold red usernames. You will find them most often posting in the App Beta threads, when there are significant issues occurring, and the regular newsletter posting. Outside of that, Waze relies on the community of Champs and other Expert users to bring significant issues to them which cannot be resolved by the community.
When Waze said they would stop WP support, they also said things could change in the future. I'm sure they've been made aware of the new solutions for apps with WP10, but at the moment their new 4.0 iOS version is still very very new and they are working hard on perfecting it, while they are still on 3.9 with Android.

I'm guessing when both iOS and Android catch up with eachother and that everything works well enough for both, they could probably start focusing on other things again.
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Re: Official Feedback Thread: Windows Phone v3.7.6

Postby Rmedh » Mon Jan 18, 2016 12:55 am

Do Waze staff ever look at the forums or even respond to the comments?

Waze on IOS can be ported very easily with Islandwood to Windows 10 and it job done. No more need to 'develop' a new version.

Whats your excuse WAZE?
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Re: Official Feedback Thread: Windows Phone v3.7.6

Postby RojieC » Sun Jan 17, 2016 1:18 pm

Will the Windows 10 version reach 3.9.x after reaching mutual agreement with Microsoft recently? Since there are many Microsoft applications now offered in Google Play Store, I hope that Google would reciprocate this by offering Android functions in Windows 10 platform.

Hope that the following would be available in the near future.

1. navigation voice guide with street names
2. connecting to Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare
3. route selection during en route
4. all friend related connectivity and notification
5. valid links from inbox, etc.
6. teams accessibility
7. and many more offered in iOS/Android.

Hope that the ecosystem would be parallel in functions.

Thanks and more power to this APP!
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Re: Official Feedback Thread: Windows Phone v3.7.6

Postby zipgenius » Sat Jan 16, 2016 9:38 pm

Hey Waze! Sit down and lusten to me carefully.
I'm a long time Waze user. I installed it on my Galaxy S1 back in 2010, then I used it until today on my Galaxy S4 (since 2013). Now I have a Lumia 950 XL. After 5 years on Android, I decided to switch to Windows 10 Mobile because: a) it's a really enoyable and stable OS; b) Lumia 950 is a great device.
Lots of people have switched OS the same way, so Windows 10 Mobile is going to increase its market share.
It's a shame that you still offer a non-working WP8 app on Windows Store: if you really don't want us Windows users, you can simply remove your app and goodbye. We can live even without your product because there are plenty of good alternatives out there. But... the huge number of post in this thread just means one thing: people loves Waze and your decision to abandon a large group of NEW Windows users (like me) is just shameful. Now it's up to you: release a great and updated Waze app for Windows (maybe a Universal App) or just kill it, delete it from Windows store and don't advertise it in your home page anymore.
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Re: Official Feedback Thread: Windows Phone v3.7.6

Postby FranseFranc » Fri Jan 08, 2016 12:58 pm

Though I like Waze I am about to remove it from my Windows Phone and switch back to Here. I realize that the Windows Phone market is only #3 but still the number of users on Windows Phone cannot be neglected...
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Re: Official Feedback Thread: Windows Phone v3.7.6

Postby keendartfan » Fri Jan 08, 2016 10:10 am

FWIW, Waze has started to work on my Lumia 640 since Christmas.

What I don't understand, is why they don't withdraw the app from Windows Store if they're not supporting it any more. Could it be they're happy to use the data we collect for them...
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Re: Official Feedback Thread: Windows Phone v3.7.6

Postby carlosafonso » Sat Jan 02, 2016 10:37 am

Really disapointed by waze in WP. Just got a lumia 950 after a iphone 5. I use to be a quite active waze editor. I guess I just have to switch to the windows map and edit the here map...
The G****e politics with this plateform is just boring...
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Re: Issues with TTS

Postby jzamarro » Wed Mar 23, 2016 9:22 am

Is not this problem solved yet for Windows Phone?
No Voice Navigation guidance, because it gets stuck at 77% in downloading notices and 93% in preparing navigation voice.

There are many complaints about this issue, and the most common rating in the official Store is the worst available (1). Therefore, many users are leaving Waze.
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